Session Start Date

5-6-1984

Abstract

Dynamic properties of subsurface soils at the site of a proposed nuclear power plant were determined through extensive field and laboratory tests. The liquefaction potential of the granular soils underlying the site were obtained by using field data obtained from both standard penetration resistance and cone penetration tests as well as from laboratory data obtained from cyclic triaxial compression tests. The analyses showed that comparable factors of safety may be obtained from both field and laboratory test data.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Meeting Name

First Conference

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

5-6-1984

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1984 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Liquefaction Potential of Silty Sand Site

Dynamic properties of subsurface soils at the site of a proposed nuclear power plant were determined through extensive field and laboratory tests. The liquefaction potential of the granular soils underlying the site were obtained by using field data obtained from both standard penetration resistance and cone penetration tests as well as from laboratory data obtained from cyclic triaxial compression tests. The analyses showed that comparable factors of safety may be obtained from both field and laboratory test data.